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The Adelaide News 23 September 1977This is The Adelaide News front page article about the accident between the Dacrement / Vanoni Fiat and the Stuckelberger / Cheneviere Citroen. Also see the Memories page for Stuart Darbyshire's memories of flying the severly injured Christine Dacremont to hospital. Aug 27, 2011
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Autosport 4th August 1977Ten days before the start Autosport acknowledge that the event will start and even report Henry Liddon's comment "I know it is going to be a hell of a hard event".Jun 01, 2009
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Autosport 11th August 1977Reading this article you might get the impression that Autosport was not bowled over by the quality of the entry line up.Jun 01, 2009
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Autosport 25th August 1977Ten days into the event Autosport reports progress as far as Teheran.Jun 01, 2009
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Rally Sport - August 1977 - Page 1 of 3Considering the apparent failure of the organisers to keep up to speed with the publicity & organisational essentials for the longest rally in history it is hardly surprising that David Hardcastle adopts a jaundiced view in this article. May 28, 2009
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Rally Sport - August 1977 - Page 2 of 3Second page of David Hardcastle's preview of the 1977 London to Sydney Rally.May 28, 2009
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Rally Sport - August 1977 - Page 3 of 3Final page of David Hardcastle's preview of the 1977 London to Sydney Rally.May 28, 2009
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Rally Sport - September 1977This filler for the Rally Sport 'In The News' page considers the little and large Coca-Cola entered Mini Moke and Leyland Terrier Truck. May 28, 2009
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Rally Sport - November 1977Rupert Saunders sums up the 1977 London to Sydney Rally in this article titled The Final Curtain.May 28, 2009
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Mercedes publicity filmThis film was made by Mercedes for advertising and publicity. Un-surprisingly it exclusively features the Mercedes cars. It's perhaps fortunate that they were better at rallying than film making.May 25, 2009
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Hopkirk heads the paradeHopkirk had to be blocked from being first across the finish line... here he leads the pack approaching the Opera House on Circular Quay. (photo - opsbooks on Flickr) May 23, 2009
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Coke Moke at the FinishHans Tholstrup, John Crawford and the Coca-Cola Moke, with the Terrier truck in the background, make it to Sydney. (photo - opsbooks on Flickr)May 23, 2009
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The News 21st Sept 1977This letter to the editor of The News complains about the dangers of lack of rest. It was Zasada that fell asleep with the engine running and lights on.May 22, 2009
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Autosport 18th August 1977A few words and pictures covering the start of the event.May 20, 2009
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Ticket to Teheran - Autosport 18th August 1977 - page 2 of 2Pictures accompanying Henry Liddons Iranian survey articleMay 20, 2009
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Ticket to Teheran - Autosport 18th August 1977 - page 1 of 2To the annoyance of Wylton Dickson, Henry Liddon and David Greenwell set up side-line business selling detailed route notes to competitors. This is Henry's story of his trip to survey the Yazd-Tabas desert section in Iran.May 20, 2009
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The Regulations - Pages 20 & 21The Awards fund statement and Entry FormMay 19, 2009
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The Regulations - Page 24Not much on this page..... just the rally logo and strap line.May 19, 2009
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The Regulations - Rear CoverThe Singapore Girls rear cover of the regulationsMay 19, 2009
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The Regulations - Pages 8 & 9Articles 9 to 13 of the regulationsMay 19, 2009
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The Regulations - Pages 10 & 11Articles 14 to 22 of the regulationsMay 19, 2009
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The Regulations - Centrefold - Pages 12 & 13A picture taken during Ken Tubman's initial route proving run from Europe to Bombay.May 19, 2009
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The Regulations - Pages 14 & 15Articles 23 to 28 of the regulations.May 19, 2009
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The Regulations - Pages 16 & 17A list of SIA offices and a selection of Jim Gavin recce pictures... he broke into the Taj Mahal in the early morning to get this rare, even in 1977, picture without tourists.May 19, 2009
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The Regulations - Front CoverThe front cover of the Official Regulations for the Singapore Airlines 1977 London-Sydney RallyMay 19, 2009
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The Regulations - Page 1Introduction by George Chan of Singapore AirlinesMay 19, 2009
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The Regulations - Pages 2 & 3List of Officials and Provisional ProgrammeMay 19, 2009
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The Regulations - Pages 4 & 5Articles 1 to 4 of the regulations and a selection of Jim Gavin route survey pictures from 1970.May 19, 2009
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The Regulations - Pages 6 & 7Articles 4 to 9 of the regulationsMay 19, 2009
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Motoring News 21st April 1977Motoring News adds to the sceptical tone and asks whether the event will happen. May 19, 2009
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Racing Car News - November 1977 - page 1 of 5A Max Stahl report from Racing Car News (Australia)May 19, 2009
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Racing Car News - November 1977 - page 2 of 5A Max Stahl report from Racing Car News (Australia)May 19, 2009
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Racing Car News - November 1977 - page 3 of 5A Max Stahl report from Racing Car News (Australia)May 19, 2009
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Racing Car News - November 1977 - page 4 of 5A Max Stahl report from Racing Car News (Australia)May 19, 2009
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Racing Car News - November 1977 - page 5 of 5A Max Stahl report from Racing Car News (Australia)May 19, 2009
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Motoring News 25th August 1977 - page 1 of 2A comprehensive Motoring News report on the rally as far as Tehran. This is the first of two pages.May 17, 2009
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Motoring News 25th August 1977 - page 2 of 2Concluding the Motoring News report of the rally up to TehranMay 17, 2009
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Leaving TehranJohn Stathatos points the way for driver Erling Jensen as they make an early morning start from the Tehran control with 8hrs 54mins allowed to cover the 750kms to Yazd. May 16, 2009
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Don Brown article page 1Don Brown's Pickup Van & 4WD article page 1May 15, 2009
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Don Brown article page 6Don Brown's Pickup Van & 4WD article page 6May 15, 2009
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